(born in Hampton Court, London, England, 16 May 1946) is the drummer of the band Foghat. A founding member, along with guitarist and vocalist "Lonesome" Dave Peverett, guitarist Rod Price, and bassist Tony Stevens, Earl is the only band member to have performed with the band throughout all of its various incarnations. Before founding Foghat, Earl was a member of Savoy Brown from 1968 to 1970 and auditioned (unsuccessfully) for the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Earl continues to tour with Foghat, playing around 70 dates a year, specializing in city-fests, biker conventions and the "stay where you play" casino circuit
Earl lives with his wife Linda on the North Shore, Long Island, west of Port Jefferson, New York. Roger Earl's brother, Colin Earl, played electric piano for Mungo Jerry as has done some studio recording with Foghat. Earl wears a hearing aid.
With the 2007 release of the Foghat double album, Live II, Roger Earl became the only musician to appear on all Foghat albums.
Carl Brutananadilewski, a character in the TV series Aqua Teen Hunger Force, expressed in a commercial that he was a fan of Roger Earl, saying "I like the drummer from Foghat. That's my drummer."
Current Drumstick Count in Collection: 9.
(1973) - (1859) Roger Earl - used signature model drumstick.
(1997) - (1923) Roger Earl - used signature model drumstick, 08/31/1997, Iron Horse Saloon in Ormond Beach, FL.
(2013) - (0035) Roger Earl - autographed, Pro-Mark signature model drumstick signed on Rock Legends Cruise 2, January 10–14, 2013.
(0802) Roger Earl - autographed, Pro-Mark signature model drumstick.